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The Satyr

A marble full-body sculpture depicting a satyr playing a wind instrument.

  1. Modern and Contemporary era (1821 - )

    The exact date of its creation is not known. However, it is believed to date back to the mid-war period (1923-1940).

  2. Ottoman era (1453- 1821)

  3. Byzantine era (331 AC- 1453)

  4. Roman era (30 BC- 330 AC)

  5. Hellenistic era (322- 31 BC)

  6. Classical era (478-323 BC)

  7. Archaic era (800-479 BC)

  8. Geometric era (-1100- 800 BC)

  9. Prehistory (-1100 BC)

What I can see

The “Satyr” is a free standing 1.20-metre-high marble sculpture. It depicts a satyr playing a wind instrument. The satyr is vividly portrayed, with a striking, expressive face, playful gaze and a naughty smile.

What I can't see

It was made by the Athenian Giorgos Dimitriadis (1880-1941).


  • Address: Zappeion Garden


Antonopoulou Z., (2007), Η νεότερη γλυπτική στον κήπο του Ζαππείου, παρελθόν, παρόν και μέλλον, [Modern sculpture in Zappeion Garden, past, present and future], in Monumenta,,


Last visit 28/1/2013


Antonopoulou Z., (2003), Τα γλυπτά της Αθήνας, Υπαίθρια Γλυπτική1834-2004 [The sculptures of Athens, Outdoor sculpting 1834-2004], Potamos


Papadaki E., (d.u.), 60 μορφές στο φως, [60 forms at light] Realmedia, in, 

Last visit 24/1/13